National Chief Imam Sheikh Dr. Osman Nuhu Sharubutu on Sunday 24th May 2020 , will be holding a virtual prayer session as part of EIDUL-FITR celebrations due to restrictions on social gathering because of the Coronavirus.
The statement also highlights on the fact that His Excellency the President of the Republic of Ghana supported by the Vice president will use the occasion to address Muslims countrywide.
Below is the statement
It is hereby announced for the information of the general public and all Muslims in Ghana in particular that, the Eidul-fitr 2020 celebration will take place in Ghana on Sunday 24th may 2020.
Following the COVID-19 preventive restrictions on social gathering, a virtual EIDUL-FITR celebration prayer will be led by the Eminent National Chief Imam supported by the Muslim leaders at the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) house on Sunday 24th may 2020 at 9:00am prompt.
His Excellency the President of the Republic of Ghana supported by the Vice president will use the occasion to address Muslims country wide.
Accordingly all Muslims in the country are advised to celebrate the 2020 EIDUL-FITR with families at home by following the National Chief Imam on the state television.
We wish to take this opportunity to wish Muslims in Ghana and beyond a happy COVID-19 EIDUL-FITR 2020 celebration.
FROM THE SPOKESPERSON OF THE NATIONAL CHIEF IMAM,
SHEIKH ARMIYAWO SHAIBU.
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